Woman Sues Travis Scott for Wrongful Death After Suffering Miscarriage in Astroworld Crowd
Rapper Travis Scott is reportedly facing another lawsuit over an incident that occurred at his Astroworld Festival.
The ‘Goosebumps’ artist has been sued by a concertgoer who claims she suffered serious injuries at the festival resulting in a miscarriage.
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Travis Scott sued for wrongful death over tragic incident at Astroworld Festival
A woman named Shanazia Williamson along with her husband Jarawd Owens filed a standard injury lawsuit for serious injuries she sustained at the Astroworld festival on November 21.
A month and a half after the December 27 incident, Williamson amended the complaint and sued the rapper for wrongful death.
According to Texas law, a fetus that dies from negligence can be charged in a wrongful death case. In addition, he indicated that it did not matter how far along the mother’s pregnancy was. Parents can sue for wrongful death even though the fetus was not viable at the time of death.
The lawsuit stated that “Shanazia sustained injuries to her shoulder, back, leg, chest, stomach, and other parts of her body.”
The document further added that the defendants’ failure to plan, design, manage, operate, staff and supervise the event was a direct and proximate cause of Shanazia’s injuries and the death of her and her unborn child. of Jarawd’.
Williamson is also suing Scott’s record label, concert promoter Live Nation and security firm Valle Services SMG. He also filed lawsuits against all other companies advertising the festival related to the tragedy.
The deadly stampede of the crowd at the Astroworld Festival
Travis Scott presented an annual concert on November 5, 2021 in Houston, USA.
About 50,000 people were reported to attend the music concert. Regardless, a crush of the crowd ensued resulting in ten concertgoers losing their lives due to ‘compression asphyxiation’.
More than 5,000 people reported sustaining injuries due to the incident.
The rapper reportedly continued to perform on stage despite warnings that the audience was in danger. However, Travis and his team insist that they were not aware of the incident.
In February, Scott and the agencies involved in the festival faced some 400 individual lawsuits.
The rapper has decided to keep a low profile after the incident. According to a recent announcement, Scott will be performing at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.